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Saturday, November 30, 2019

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Nov
30
2019

No Strings Marionettes

No Strings Marionettes

Local Puppeteers, Dan Baginski and Barbara Paulson, have toured America together for over sixteen years. They transform Chandler into an intimate space, where the seamless blend of movement, music and masterful manipulation captivates young and old alike.

Free family event.

11/30/19 11:00am - 12:30pm

Chandler Music Hall, Randolph

Nov
30
2019

Katherine Paterson Book Signing

Katherine Paterson Book Signing

A book signing with Newbery Medalist Katherine Paterson, free and open to the public.

Her new poetic book, "The Night of His Birth," with ​striking images by Lisa Aisato, is a Junior Library Guild Selection, and reveals the intimacy of that unforgettable night long ago, when the mother of Jesus was the first to welcome him into a world he would change forever.

11/30/19 11:00am - 12:30pm

Bear Pond Books, Montpelier

Nov
30
2019

Brandon Music welcomes the highly talented composer, percussionist and producer Julian Loida on Saturday November 30th at 7:30pm

Brandon Music welcomes the highly talented composer, percussionist and producer Julian Loida on Saturday November 30th at 7:30pm

On the 30th November Brandon Music is delighted to welcome for the first time the talented percussionist, composer and producer Julian Loida, who is now based in Boston. This promises to be a unique sound experience comprising all original music on vibraphone written and performed by Loida himself.

Loida first revealed his high skill level as a percussionist when performing at Brandon Music as drummer with the Burlington based band Ameranouche. Loida’s says his music gives voice to all “wallflowers” the title of his debut album released in September 2019. He asks his listeners to explore the introvert in each of us through his music.
“Wallflower and the music I compose is closer to a musical painting in which I assemble sound to evoke the colors in my mind…”
Loida’s music is beautifully haunting, immersive and calming whilst taking the listener on a musical pathway of exploration and discovery.

Loida’s musical curiosity and open-mindedness sets him apart and has propelled him towards a wide-range of sounds, genres, and artistic endeavors. He’s performed jazz, folk, and classical, collaborating with dancers, visual artists, songwriters/composers, and musicians of all stripes. The thirst to participate in and experience this range of sounds is partly a product of Loida’s synesthesia. Music is a full- body experience for him, with sounds often invoking involuntary sensations of color, texture, or even taste. ,”
Loida, whose music has been described as “shimmering” and “radiant,” has performed and written for many bands and ensembles of varying styles (the Cuban/Brazilian band INÃ, jazz quintet Mojubá, chamber-folk band Night Tree), and his music has been featured in film. His interdisciplinary projects aim at breaking down artistic barriers. Loida has toured internationally as a featured artist at Korrö, Sweden’s largest folk music festival, and played some of the most prestigious music festivals in the U.S. such as Spoleto, New World Festival, the Exit Zero jazz festival, Caramoor American Roots Festival, and Round Top Music Festival. He has performed with groups such as Alarm Will Sound, the Callithumpian Consort, and the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra.
As an educator, Loida shares his scores and deep rhythmic knowledge with students of all ages. In 2017, he received his Master’s Degree in Classical Percussion from New England Conservatory.
This performance promises to be a truly distinctive and enriching experience.

11/30/19 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Brandon Music - 62 Country Club Rd., Brandon

Nov
30
2019

Antje Duvekot and Matt Nakoa at Next Stage

Antje Duvekot and Matt Nakoa at Next Stage

Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present a contemporary folk singer/songwriter twin bill with Antje Duvekot and Matt Nakoa at Next Stage on Saturday, November 30 at 7:30 pm.

Antje Duvekot is a German-born, American-raised singer/songwriter whose songs have been critically praised for their hard-won wisdom, dark-eyed realism and street-smart romanticism. Her bicultural upbringing and relative newness to English have helped shape her unique way with a song, giving her a startlingly original poetic palette. They are the keys to the powerful, even revolutionary, empathy that informs everything she writes. She has won some of the top songwriting awards including the Grand Prize in the John Lennon Songwriting Competition, the Kerrville Folk Festival Best New Folk Award and the Boston Music Award for Outstanding Folk Act.

Since the release of her debut studio CD “Big Dream Boulevard,” which was voted #1 Folk Release of 2006 by the Boston Globe and was named to the Top 10 Releases of the Year by National Public Radio's Folk Alley, Antje has been touring extensively, criss-crossing the US and Europe. She is a compelling live performer and has played at major festivals, including Newport, Mountain Stage, Philadelphia, Falcon Ridge, Great Waters and Kerrville. Antje's fourth studio release, 2016’s "Toward the Thunder," centers around themes of courage, resilience and striving for something better, and as with most of her writing, a sense of hope and perseverance shines through the songs.

"Antje Duvekot's provocative, dark-eyed ballads are becoming the talk of the folk world." - The Boston Globe

Matt Nakoa is an internationally touring singer/songwriter, recently appearing at The White House, throughout India and regularly with folk icon Tom Rush. Growing up on a small goat farm in rural NewYork, Matt discovered music as a means of teenage escape and trained to be a concert pianist. He was ultimately accepted as a vocalist to Berklee College of Music, where he studied alongside soon-to-be Grammy winners St. Vincent and Esperanza Spalding, among others.

After school, Matt landed in NYC’s vibrant piano bar scene, where he quickly became a star performer at Manhattan’s famous Brandy’s Piano Bar. As if illustrating two sides of himself, Matt’s first album “Light In The Dark” (2012) is a sweeping pop opus, while “A Dozen Other Loves” (2014) explores an intimate acoustic palette. Across the board his song craft has garnered awards, including a win at Kerrville Folk Festival’s prestigious New Folk Competition.

“between his piano chops, charismatic stage presence, and heartfelt originals on guitar ... he drops jaws.” -The Boston Globe

Next Stage is located at 15 Kimball Hill in downtown Putney, VT. Tickets are $20 Advance / $24 At the Door. For information, call 802-387-0102. Advance tickets are available at www.nextstagearts.org, Turn It Up in Brattleboro and the Putney General Store in Putney. Next Stage will provide a beer and wine cash bar. For more information, visit www.antjeduvekot.com, www.mattnakoa.com, www.twilightmusic.org and www.nextstagearts.org.

11/30/19 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Next Stage 15 Kimball Hill, Putney

Nov
30
2019

Film: Last Christmas

Film: Last Christmas

Kate harrumphs around London, a bundle of bad decisions accompanied by the jangle of bells on her shoes, another irritating consequence from her job as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. Tom seems too good to be true when he walks into her life and starts to see through so many of Kate’s barriers. As London transforms into the most wonderful time of the year, nothing should work for these two. But sometimes, you gotta let the snow fall where it may, you gotta listen to your heart… and you gotta have faith.

Directed by Paul Feig.

11/30/19 7:30pm - 9:13pm

Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, Woodstock

Nov
30
2019

Holiday Concert featuring Eugene Friesen & Elizabeth Rogers

Holiday Concert featuring Eugene Friesen & Elizabeth Rogers

On Saturday, November 30th Main Street Arts presents a CD-release concert featuring Vermont-based singer/songwriter Elizabeth Rogers and cellist Eugene Friesen. The duo brings their soulful collaboration to a repertoire of Celtic-infused holiday songs and instrumentals from their new recording “Down in Yon Forest.” The combination of Rogers' voice - aptly described as "pure silver" - and Friesen's innovative cello creates music that is at once mesmerizing and heart opening.

Born and raised in Manhattan, Elizabeth Rogers now hails from the wilds of southern Vermont. She sings original and traditional music that tells the stories of the large and small themes that run through a life. Her voice has been compared to Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell; her music has been described as “transformational folk."

Cellist Eugene Friesen has performed on six continents playing his own blend of original and improvisational music. Friesen has received four Grammy Awards as a member of the Paul Winter Consort, and is on the faculty of the Berklee College of Music in Boston. His book, “Improvisation for Classical Musicians” was published n 2012 by Hal Leonard/Berklee Press.

11/30/19 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Main Street Arts, Saxtons River

Oct
4
2019
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Nov
30
2019

Show 35

Show 35

The Front presents SHOW 35, running October 4 through November 30. Join us for the opening reception on October 4, 4-8 pm. Free and open to the public—join us for live music, food and drink while you take in recent works by the membership of Montpelier’s sole collective art gallery! The gallery is open Fridays, 4 to 7 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery is also open by appointment - email info@thefrontvt.com.

Image: BAND, 2019 by Kate Burnim

10/4/19 4:00pm - 11/30/19 5:00pm

The Front Gallery, 6 Barre Street, Montpelier

Nov
30
2019
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Dec
1
2019

The Nutcracker- Albany Berkshire Ballet

The Nutcracker- Albany Berkshire Ballet

Albany Berkshire Ballet (ABB) will present The Nutcracker ballet at the Flynn Center in Burlington Nov 30 - Dec 1. The Nutcracker tells the story of a young girl, Clara, and the magical dream she has one Christmas Eve. Set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music, the story of The Nutcracker follows the adventures of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as they conquer the Mouse King and embark on a magical journey to The Land of Sweets. Choreographed by Madeline Cantarella Culpo and featuring sets by Carl Sprague and costumes by Rita Watson & Victile Donahue, The Nutcracker is sure to delight all ages.
Tickets: www.flynntix.org/flynn-mainstage/abbs-the-nutcracker/Details?perfNo=17185&perfCodePrefix=ABB20N

11/30/19 3:00pm - 12/1/19 3:00pm

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington

Oct
4
2019
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Dec
1
2019

"Textures" A Group Art Show

"Textures" A Group Art Show

The Beyond Gallery presents, "Textures" A Group Art Show featuring 19 artists.
Gallery Hours:
Friday 4PM-8PM
Saturday 10AM - 8PM
Sunday 12PM-4PM

10/4/19 4:00pm - 12/1/19 4:00pm

437 Main St., Bennington

May
11
2019
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Dec
1
2019

Malcolm Morley

Malcolm Morley

The Hall Art Foundation is pleased to announce an exhibition by British-born American artist Malcolm Morley at its galleries in Reading, Vermont. Hailed internationally as a pioneering figure of his generation, Morley was a founder of Super-Realism, which developed as a counterpoint to Pop Art in the 1960s. He is also remembered as an artist who deliberately broke away from the stylistic innovations which brought him this initial fame. Over a career spanning sixty years, Morley’s practice continually evolved, his paintings becoming ever more colorful, expressive and distinctive. This exhibition includes approximately 40 paintings, sculptures and works on paper created between 1964 and 2016 from the Hall and Hall Art Foundation collections. On view from 11 May through 1 December 2019. Appointments available 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Sa–Su. $10 pp. First Friday of every month, 5–8 p.m., free without a guide.

5/11/19 11:00am - 12/1/19 4:00pm

Hall Art Foundation, Reading

May
11
2019
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Dec
1
2019

Made in Vermont

Made in Vermont

The Hall Art Foundation is pleased to announce, Made in Vermont, a group exhibition of new and recently completed work by Vermont artists to be held in its galleries in Reading, Vermont. Including paintings, works on paper and sculpture by Arista Alanis, Steve Budington, Clark Derbes, Jason Galligan-Baldwin and Sarah Letteney, this show spotlights artists who live and work in Vermont. On view from 11 May through 1 December 2019. Appointments available 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Sa–Su. $10 pp. First Friday of every month, 5–8 p.m., free without a guide.

5/11/19 11:00am - 12/1/19 4:00pm

Hall Art Foundation, Reading

Nov
30
2019
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Dec
1
2019

Women's Festival of Crafts

Women's Festival of Crafts

30th Annual Women’s Festival of Crafts
Saturday, November 30th from 10am-5pm
Sunday, December 1st from 10am-4pm
Burlington City Hall, 149 Church Street

Shop at over 55 artisans' booths to find just the right handmade jewelry, artwork, pottery, greeting cards, clothing, recycled and upcycled art, housewares, herbal products, and so much more. Free and open to the public. For more info, please go to www.womensfestivalofcrafts.com.

11/30/19 10:00am - 12/1/19 4:00pm

Burlington City Hall, 149 Church Street, Burlington

Nov
29
2019
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Dec
1
2019

41st Annual Putney Craft Tour

41st Annual Putney Craft Tour

41st Anniversary Year!

Vermont Top Ten Winter Event, State of Vermont Declares Thanksgiving Weekend, Putney Craft Tour Weekend

The 41st Annual Putney Craft Tour, the oldest continuing crafts tour in the country, is held during the long Thanksgiving weekend (Nov 29, Dec 1,10-5p), and gives shoppers, visitors and collectors another reason to be thankful. Glass blowers, potters, jewelers, weavers, painters, woodworkers, – even artisan cheesemakers, and winemakers– invite visitors to come in to their studios, discover, ask questions, sip hot cider and buy that one-of-a-kind gift direct from the artisan who made it. Part of the fun is meandering through the beautiful Vermont countryside, following the map to find these prominent craftspeople and view the works where they are conceived and created. Most studios do demos. The weekend is promoted as the “Putney Craft Tour’s Craft, Culinary and Performance Weekend” with wine and cheese tastings and performances at night at Next Stage and Sandglass Theatre. Location: Putney and Saxtons River, VT. Visitors may start at The Gleanery Restaurant, 133 Main Street, Putney for info, maps, and a preview exhibition of the artisans’ works. www.putneycrafts.com

11/29/19 10:00am - 12/1/19 5:00pm

Putney and Saxtons River, Putney

Nov
29
2019
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Dec
1
2019

Holiday Festival at Best Western Plus Waterbury-Stowe!

Holiday Festival at Best Western Plus Waterbury-Stowe!

Join us for a weekend of fun celebrating the holiday season!
Activities begin on Friday evening with an outdoor firepit, s’mores and warm drinks (adult beverages additional), tree lighting, and Santa’s arrival with the help of the Waterbury Fire Department Squad and their Fire Truck! The fun continues Saturday with cookie decorating, ornament making, horse drawn wagon rides, and the whole family may gather around a beautifully prepared holiday Buffet Dinner and cheer on their favorite model in the Ugly Sweater Contest (the winner can come back for a free night’s stay!). The evening concludes with a family holiday movie with popcorn.
When you spend the weekend with us in one of our beautiful guest rooms, your room rate of $129.99/night includes all the amenities and weekend events (alcohol and Buffet Dinner are extra).
Bright and early Sunday morning kick off the holiday season with a special chef-prepared breakfast with Santa for kids of all ages in our dining room.
All events are subject to change at the management’s discretion. Fees may apply. Please check in or contact us for with questions or for updates.
Head to our website for more details on pricing and daily itineraries!
www.bwpws.com/offers-and-packages.html

11/29/19 12:00pm - 12/1/19 8:30pm

Best Western Plus Waterbury-Stowe, Waterbury

Sep
3
2019
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Dec
8
2019

MuseumLab

MuseumLab

For this experiment in interdisciplinary learning, professors from across Middlebury’s curriculum have selected a diverse array of pieces from the museum’s collection. Visitors are invited to observe the reactions sparked when our “teaching laboratory” displays art supporting courses in religion, neuroscience, gender studies, political science, environmental studies, art history, biochemistry, and more.

9/3/19 10:00am - 12/8/19 5:00pm

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Overbrook Gallery, Middlebury

Nov
30
2019
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Dec
14
2019

Elf Makerspace and Kids Holiday Market

Elf Makerspace and Kids Holiday Market

Children make holiday gifts for their family and friends.  Cookie decorating, holiday print making, ornament crafting and much more.  Music, elves, holiday playspace for the littlest elves and lots of holiday cheer. $10/child Free children ages 2 and under

11/30/19 12:30pm - 12/14/19 4:30pm

Chandler Center for the Arts, Upper Gallery, Randolph

Nov
8
2019
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Dec
26
2019

Visions of the Camino de Santiago

Visions of the Camino de Santiago

Melanie Brotz presents 15 paintings - impressions of the landscapes and surroundings she experienced this fall on the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Her body of work is part of a group show at the Flynn Dog gallery presented by Art Tribe - a collective of women artists in the Burlington area.

11/8/19 8:00am - 12/26/19 7:00pm

Flynn Dog Gallery 208 Flynn Avenue, Burlington

Nov
26
2019
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Dec
28
2019

Members' Art Show and Festival of Trees and Light

Members' Art Show and Festival of Trees and Light

It’s that wonderful time of year! For one month, Helen Day Art Center will again dedicate our gallery walls to our valued members for the Members’ Art Show & Sale. Simultaneously we present the Festival of Trees & Light.

Please join us in celebrating the season with a vibrant group exhibition featuring the artwork of our members, evergreen trees decorated with ornaments handmade by master artisans, and a beautiful Hanukkah display of menorahs, games, and dreidels. With works available from ceramic sculpture to fine art photographs, it will also be a perfect opportunity to find a unique and meaningful holiday gift.

The opening reception is Friday, December 6, 2019 from 5pm - 7pm. Enjoy a feast of hors d'oeuvres generously provided by local restaurants, holiday crafts in the hands-on room, and the festive community atmosphere that makes the Art Center what it is - a place to gather and celebrate creativity. This event is free and family friendly!

11/26/19 10:00am - 12/28/19 5:00pm

Helen Day Art Center, Stowe

Nov
21
2019
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Dec
28
2019

18th annual holiday bazaar

18th annual holiday bazaar

The 2019 Chandler Holiday Artisans' Market offers a beautiful selection of fine art, crafts, and local products, presenting a variety of creative work that exemplifies the talent of area artisans and local food producers. It has earned a region-wide reputation as a rewarding place for holiday shopping among area residents and visitors alike. The Artisans Holiday Market offers shoppers the opportunity to show support for local independent businesses and artists, while also helping to raise funds for future programming and exhibits at Chandler.

For detailed information about hours, contact

11/21/19 6:00pm - 12/28/19 6:00pm

Chandler Gallery, Randolph

Nov
1
2019
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Dec
29
2019

ROBERT MALLORY KLEIN: THE CHARACTER OF THE KINGDOM

ROBERT MALLORY KLEIN: THE CHARACTER OF THE KINGDOM

In 1991 Robert Mallory Klein, a world-traveled, retired diplomat living in Elmore, decided to paint the villages and hamlets of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom – over 100 in all. He spent many consecutive summers painting several views of each. His broad strokes of bold color, afforded by summer light and reminiscent of Hopper, portray routine places that one might otherwise take for granted. Klein painted ordinary scenes – the farmhouse, the local breakfast counter, patched roofs and leaning porches – and captured the lives of the people who lived there, however modest and humble. What remains are the enduring images of the towns and villages he loved. In a sense he documented a history of the Northeast Kingdom; many of the places have changed with the times; many remain the same, and some no longer exist.

11/1/19 12:00pm - 12/29/19 5:00pm

THE GALLERY: Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Jun
1
2019
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Dec
31
2019

The Pivot and the Blade (an intimate look at scissors)

The Pivot and the Blade (an intimate look at scissors)

On display at The Museum of Everyday Life through the end of the year, “The Pivot and the Blade (an intimate look at scissors)" looks at the long human relationship to scissors. We’ll reveal the elegance of scissors design, and explore the myriad professional, creative, superstitious, violent and domestic uses of scissors throughout the ages. All kinds of scissors will be on display, in addition to our ever-expanding permanent collection of everyday life objects. The Museum of Everyday Life is a self-service museum, open every day from 8am-8pm, and is located at 3482 Dry Pond Rd. (Rt. 16) in Glover, a short distance South of the Shadow Lake Rd. See www.museumofeverydaylife.org for more details.

Museum of Everyday Life, Glover

Nov
5
2019
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Jan
3
2020

Elliot Burg and Athena Petra Tasiopoulos

Elliot Burg and Athena Petra Tasiopoulos

The T.W. Wood Art Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibit by Elliot Burg and Athena Tasiopoulos. The exhibit will run from November 5th, 2019 to January 3rd, 2020. All shows are free and open to the public. Reception - November 7th - 5:00 - 7:00pm, Artist Talk - December 6th - 5:00pm

Elliot Burg is a freelance photographer from Middlesex, Vermont. In 2018, Elliot Burg traveled to Havana, Cuba, to capture portraits and photograph musicians and dancers in the streets playing music and moving their bodies to the rhythms of salsa and reggaetón.

Athena Petra Tasiopoulos is a mixed media collage artist and fine art photographer. The artist creates surface texture, depth, and dimension by covering and inscribing paper and photographic collages with encaustic. By re-inventing antiquated portraits, Tasiopoulos allows her subjects to transcend the constraints of time and place.

11/5/19 12:00pm - 1/3/20 4:00pm

T.W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier

Nov
20
2019
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Jan
5
2020

The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

November 20, 2019 – January 5, 2020

Based on the true story of the Von Trapp Family Singers, this play offers a tale of personal growth and hope amidst the horrors of World War II. Young postulant Maria Rainer is a free spirit who has trouble fitting into the rules and regulations of Nonnberg Abbey. Commissioned by the Mother Abbess to serve as the governess for seven motherless children, Maria transforms the Von Trapp family home from a place of dour rules and regulations to one filled with joy, laughter, and music. The classic score by Rodgers and Hammerstein features some of Broadway’s greatest songs such as “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” and “Climb Ev’ry Mountain.”

11/20/19 7:30pm - 1/5/20 10:00pm

Barrette Center for the Arts, White River Junction

Nov
17
2019
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Jan
11
2020

The Brilliance of Pastels ~The Central Vermont Hub of the Vermont Pastel Society

The Brilliance of Pastels ~The Central Vermont Hub of the Vermont Pastel Society

The Vermont Pastel Society ( VPS) is an all-volunteer organization founded in 1999 by award-winning artist Sean Dye. The purpose of VPS is to build and strengthen connections among pastel artists. VPS now has over 120 members and is open to all levels of pastel artists. The organization sponsors workshops and hosts both member and juried exhibitions in various locations around the state.

Recently, the organization has been divided up into six smaller groups, called “hubs” in order for members to get to know other nearby pastelists and to share in local activities, whether it is a workshop, an exhibit or just getting together to paint. The Montpelier area is called the Central Vermont Hub and boasts more than 35 members, fourteen of whom are exhibiting work in this show. We believe that the variety of subjects, styles, compositions and colors in these paintings demonstrate the versatility, the beauty and the brilliance of pastels.

We hope you love the medium of pastels just as much as we do!

For further information, please see: www.vermontpastelsociety.com

11/17/19 12:00pm - 1/11/20 12:00pm

THE GALLERY at Central Vermont Medical Center, Berlin

Sep
14
2019
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Jan
12
2020

Joel Barber & the Modern Decoy

Joel Barber & the Modern Decoy

UPCOMING EXHIBITION

Joel D. Barber, Swan, Havre de Grace, 1950. Watercolor and ink on paper, 17 7/16 x 23 9/16 in. Collection of Shelburne Museum, gift of J. Watson, Jr., Harry H., and Samuel B. Webb. 1952-192.388. Photography by Andy Duback.

This monographic exhibition is the first of its kind to focus on the life and artwork of architect, author, illustrator, and pioneering decoy collector Joel D. Barber (1876-1952). Featuring more than 100 decoys, drawings, historical photographs, and watercolors from Shelburne Museum’s extensive collection and archives, the exhibition will be organized into five thematic sections. The first section explores Barber’s introduction to the world of wildfowl decoys and his early collecting years. The next section focuses on the Art Deco-inspired watercolors he used to illustrate his groundbreaking first book Wild Fowl Decoys published in 1934. The third section chronicles his various attempts at trying to design the perfect “Modern” decoy, amalgams based on historical precedents found in his collection. The fourth section examines the numerous ways Barber exhibited his collection publicly to shine a spotlight on decoys, including: duck shows, art exhibitions, and the establishment of the world’s first decoy museum in 1947. Using existing watercolor portraits and measured drawings, the fifth and final section pieces together Barber’s unfinished second book The Decoys of North America, an ambitious project that consumed the final three years of his life.

Shelburne Museum, Shelburne

Nov
23
2019
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Jan
24
2020

Art Connect at Catamount Arts: 5th Annual Juried Art Show & Reception

Art Connect at Catamount Arts: 5th Annual Juried Art Show & Reception

Catamount Arts is pleased to announce its fifth annual juried show, “Arts Connect at Catamount Arts,” which will be on view in the Catamount Arts Galleries from November 23 through January 24. Juried by Katie Wood Kirchhoff, Associate Curator at the Shelburne Museum, this exhibition offers area residents an opportunity to view outstanding work by emerging and established member artists. An opening reception for artists, family and friends will be held on Saturday, November 23 from 4-6 pm. All are welcome to attend.

Katie Wood Kirchhoff is associate curator at Shelburne Museum where she explores the museum’s historic collections in such varied exhibitions as “Harold Weston: Freedom in the Wilds,” “Pieced Traditions: Jean Lovell Collects,” and “Backstage Pass: Rock and Roll Photography.” A graduate of Smith College and the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, Kirchhoff received her PhD from the University of Delaware and worked at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Winterthur Museum and Country Estate before her arrival at the Shelburne Museum. She is currently working on “Eyesight & Insight: A Lens on American Art” as part of the Vermont Curators Group’s 2020 Vision Project.

For more information about “Arts Connect at Catamount Arts,” on view from November 23rd to January 24th, or to learn more about the galleries at Catamount Arts, call (802) 748-2600 or visit www.catamountarts.org.

11/23/19 4:00pm - 1/24/20 12:00pm

Catamount Arts, Saint Johnsbury

Nov
9
2019
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Mar
8
2020

Time Lapse: Contemporary Analog Photography

Time Lapse: Contemporary Analog Photography

Time Lapse: Contemporary Analog Photography celebrates the work of 14 international and national contemporary artists who use the darkroom as a type of laboratory and find inspiration in the vast array of 19th-century photographic processes, from daguerreotypes to photograms. Experimenting with the mutable medium of photography and employing a variety of materials—from cyanotype dresses made of tamale wrappers to a three-dimensional shelter displaying tintype portraits—these artists depict familiar subjects of landscapes, portraiture, and still life through a contemporary lens.

Shelburne Museum, Shelburne

Oct
19
2019
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Mar
15
2020

Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) Essentials Workshops

Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) Essentials Workshops

Ages 18+ | Movement and dance education workshop

Immerse yourself in this two-day intensive course on the DEL Model of Dance Education: Laban Movement Analysis (LMA), collaborative dance making, lesson planning, human development, strategies for effective teaching, and linking dance to curriculum for children and teenagers.

Dates & Location

October 19-20, 2019 | Perles Family Studio

January 25-26, 2020 | Perles Family Studio
DEL Essentials Dance for Social Change examines varied approaches for empowering dancers and dance educators as advocates for social change. *Prior experience in DEL workshops and courses highly recommended as a prerequisite for participation.

March 14-15, 2020 | Perles Family Studio

Fees

$290 with housing*/$240 without; includes workshop & training, meals, and Jacob’s Pillow programming. Please review the refund policy. Need financial support? Generous scholarships are available.

Housing

Housing is located on the Jacob’s Pillow campus, a 3-minute walking distance from the workshop location. On-site housing Pillow provides single rooms, co-ed bathrooms, and common areas that include a small kitchenette.

REGISTER HERE https://jacobspillowdance.formstack.com/forms/jpdel

Concepts & Content

Overview of the DEL Model
Rationale for Dance Education for children & teens
History of Rudolph Laban
Applied Laban Movement Analysis (body, effort, space, relationship) Movement Sentence
Choreography & LMA
DEL Lesson Plan format
Making connections to other disciplines
Developmental benchmarks of children and teens
Effective teaching strategies

10/19/19 10:00am - 3/15/20 5:00pm

Jacob's Pillow, Outside Vermont